The Lower Esophageal Sphincter and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Children

Boix-Ochoa Jose
2000 Journal of the Japanese Society of Pediatric Surgeons  
The digestive tube is a one-way street. If one fail to follow this traffic rule, the casualties can be frightening. The presence of gastric juice in the oesophagus burns its mucosa, this fire, if not stopped, start a vicious circle that ends in its destruction.
doi:10.11164/jjsps.36.3_60 fatcat:budmhtqok5fjrjyctixloxbitm